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John A. Straszheim

February 13, 1933 November 15, 2020
John A. Straszheim
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John A. Straszheim, age 87, of Eaton, OH, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Hospice of Dayton.  He was born February 13, 1933 in Dayton, OH to the late Albert Frederick and Mary Charlotte (House) Straszheim.  John was a 32 year U.S. Army Veteran with service during the Korean War, retiring with the 1487 Transportation Company of the Ohio National Guard; he was a member of the Campbellstown United Church of Christ; was a local carpenter for many years and member of the Local Union #912; and he was a member of the Farm Bureau.  In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Alice (Pentecost) Straszheim, who passed away in 2019.  He is survived by his daughter Deborah Straszheim Flory of Eaton, OH; son Stephen Straszheim of Eaton, OH; daughter Jorene (Steve) Pratt of Eaton, OH; grandchildren: Jericole Flory, Tiffany Flory, Danielle (Thomas) Baumer, Megan (Shane) Bellamy, Zachary (Codi) Burgess and Wyatt Burgess; 3 great grandsons; and sister Helen Pauline Straszheim Hardin of New Hope, OH.  Due to the current pandemic and health concerns for extended family and friends, a private graveside service at Preble Memory Gardens in West Alexandria will be held by the immediate family with military honors provided by the Preble County Honor Guard and US Army.  Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton is assisting with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be sent to Campbellstown United Church of Christ or Hospice of Dayton. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting

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Cemetery Details


Preble Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

3377 U.S. Route 35 East
West Alexandria, OH 45381

3377 U.S. Route 35 East West Alexandria 45381 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Campbellstown United Church of Christ

2890 W. Florence-Campbellstown Rd.
Eaton, OH 45320

Hospice of Dayton

324 Wilmington Avenue
Dayton, OH 45420

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